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Alumnae Board

The Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Alumnae Association promotes a lifelong sisterhood of support among current and future alumnae and empowers all to advance the School’s mission.

Alumnae Board Members, 2020-21

Anna Skoien Lall '02, President
Melva Exner, Esq. '77, Vice President
Bethanne Mascio Connolly '03, Imm. Past President

Chris Ernst Ball '79
Karen Price Benson '79
Christine Burke '07
Jennifer Kin Cottrell '99
Casey Mulhern Cumiskey '04
Emilee Desmond '16
Andrea Geppert '05
Mary Kate McNulty Gallo '02
Jennifer Cervone Guarnaccia '93
Kathryn Ailtmar Kirk '03
Kate Toolan Madden '97
Kathleen Roeder, M.D. '60
Jenny Prior Schlegel '90
Caitlin Fitzgerald Straub '01
Lisa Tierney '04

Role of the Alumnae Board
The Alumnae Board works closely with the Office of Advancement to create, guide, and support programs for current and future alumnae by:

  • Providing resources for networking, support, and friendship
  • Offering opportunities for continued engagement, learning, prayer, and service
  • Encouraging participation in the life and goals of Gwynedd through volunteering and financial assistance to advance the mission of the School
  • Supporting the efforts of Gwynedd to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community
  • Promoting awareness of alumnae achievements and accomplishments
Learn how you can become involved as an Alumnae Board or Committee Member. Committees include: Alumnae Awards, Classes & Reunions, Learning & Networking, Ministry and Service, Legacy Scholarship, and Young Alumnae. Contact Colleen Belz Frascatore ’89 at or (215) 646-8815 x326.

Meet our Alumnae Board President, Anna Skoien Lall '02
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On July 1, 2020, the Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Alumnae Association welcomed Anna Skoien Lall ’02 as its new president for a two-year term. As president, Anna also serves as an ex-officio member of the School’s Board of Trustees.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in classics, Anna worked in public relations agencies in Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston before earning her master’s degree in education from Boston College. She was a high school Latin teacher in Massachusetts before relocating back to Pennsylvania.

Anna has been a longtime volunteer leader for Gwynedd. A member of the Alumnae Association Board from 2006-2008, she returned to serve on the Board in 2018. Anna also has served as a member of the School’s Leadership Program Advisory Council and is a member of the School’s President’s Leadership Council and 1861 Society.

While a student at Gwynedd, Anna served as Student Council President, Junior and Sophomore Class President, Latin Club founder and President, and Ministry Officer. She also played soccer and lacrosse all four years. Anna lives with her husband, Brian, and their three children in Blue Bell.